Southern Rail Customer Compensation

The Government has announced that Southern rail passengers are to be repaid the equivalent of a month's travel for the extrordinary disruption they have suffered. This is something I discussed with the Minister when I met him last week.

Local Residents' Association Meeting in Parliament

Yesterday in the House of Commons I held a meeting for our local Residents Associations to discuss local issues and concerns with me. It was a great meeting with a very constructive discussion.  


Crossrail 2

Heathrow Expansion Consultation

The Government have launched a 16 week consultation on the expansion of Heathrow Airport, closing on 25th May.

Brexit Early February Update

Last week I spoke during the Second Reading of the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal Bill), you can read my speech here, in which I:

Summerborn Update

In my adjournment debate last year about summerborn schools admissions, the Minister raised potential costs as a reason why parents have not yet been given a right to defer their summerborn child’s start to school.

Reporting Back - January 2017

Welcome to my January community email. May I take this opportunity to wish you and your family a Happy New Year.

Here are just some of the things I have been doing since my last email:

Statement on Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s Executive Order banning refugees and visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries is wrong, divisive and counter-productive. Discrimination based on nationality and faith is unacceptable.